Circa News reported this week that the NSA failed to disclose their numerous breaches of privacy protections under the Obama Administration, saying “the admitted violations undercut one of the primary defenses that the intelligence community and Obama officials have used in recent weeks to justify their snooping into incidental NSA intercepts about Americans.”
New York Post reported:
New revelations have surfaced that the Obama administration abused intelligence during the election by launching a massive domestic-spy campaign that included snooping on Trump officials.
The irony is mind-boggling: Targeting political opposition is long a technique of police states like Russia, which Team Obama has loudly condemned for allegedly using its own intelligence agencies to hack into our election.
The revelations, as well as testimony this week from former Obama intel officials, show the extent to which the Obama administration politicized and weaponized intelligence against Americans.
Among much unconfirmed speculation that President Trump might have had a passive observer’s involvement in a Russian hack on the DNC, it’s clear that what the Obama administration did in the months leading up to the election was much worse, and, unlike accusations against President Trump, verified.Read more at TheFederalistpapers